Welcome to Lakehead!

Orientation is your introduction and official welcome to Lakehead and our communities of Thunder Bay and Orillia. The following webpage will help ensure a successful academic, social and personal transition to your university experience.

Explore questions and answers on various topics to learn more about what to expect.

Connect with further information specific to indigenous, international and graduate students.
Learn about upcoming orientation and transition events.

Visit mycourselink.lakeheadu.ca and log in to your Lakehead University Online Orientation course now.

Orientation Schedule For Family & Supporters FIRST-YEAR GROUP REGISTRATION

A student guide leading students on a tour of Lakehead Thunder Bay


Get to know your Lakehead family, make connections that will support you through your university career, learn what it means to be a part of the Lakehead community, and how to get involved.

Learn more about myCommunity

Indigenous Students studying


Find out how to get started, who to reach out to for your academic needs, tips on how to be successful and what to expect on your journey to graduation.

Learn more about myAcademics

View over Lake Tamblyn


Begin to familiarize yourself with our beautiful campuses, where services and amenities are located, and learn how to get around our communities.

Learn more about myCampus

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Explore the mental health and health resources available, learn how to stay connected to your culture, and how to stay physically active with Lakehead.

Learn more about myWellbeing

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Learn more about the various types of financial aid available, how to plan your own finances and what employment opportunities are available to you.

Learn more about myFinances

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Explore career interests, how to build relevant experience and make the most of your degree.

Learn more about myFuture



Meet Your Future International Advisors...

May 10, 2021 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom


International Applicant & Family...

May 11, 2021 - 8:00am EDT

Via Zoom


COVID and Climate Change:...

May 12, 2021 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom


International Applicant & Family...

May 12, 2021 - 6:00pm EDT

Via Zoom


My Journey to Lakehead Student Panel -...

May 17, 2021 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom


International Applicant & Family...

May 18, 2021 - 8:00am EDT

Via Zoom


Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing -...

May 19, 2021 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom


International Applicant & Family...

May 19, 2021 - 11:00am EDT

Via Zoom


Residence & Dining - Lakehead...

May 25, 2021 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom


Entering the Frame: How Movies Draw Us...

May 26, 2021 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom


International Applicant & Family...

June 12, 2021 - 9:30am EDT

Via Zoom

2021 Engineering Summer Transition...

July 1, 2021 - 9:00am EDT